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  Story 2603 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
15 quick iPhone settings changes everyone should make right now
From Face ID working with a facial covering to Do Not Disturb and longer battery life, all are instantly achievable on your iPhone with some quick settings changes. Apple's entire iPhone lineup is full of fantastic options. From the affordable iPhone SE to the very small iPhone 12 Mini that punches above its weight, to the best bang for your buck with the iPhone 11. Not to mention, iPhone 12 and 12 Pro offer few compromises, while the very big ...
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  Story 2602 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
After dethroning Huawei in China, Oppo launches high-end smartphone in global push
GUANGZHOU, China — Chinese smartphone maker Oppo launched a new flagship device on Thursday as it looks to push further into the high-end market to challenge global giants such as Apple and Samsung. The Find X3 will be sold in China while the Find X3 Pro will be launched in international markets as Oppo tries to expand its global footprint. Oppo which is owned by BBK Electronics, has made its name by selling low-cost smartphones with attrac ...
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  Story 2601 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
How Global Warming May Eventually Lead to Global Extinction
Life on this planet has gone through many extinction-level events over time. Most of these phenomena were caused by natural, cataclysmic forces beyond the control of any of the lifeforms existing at that time. The current cataclysmic forces are anything but natural and they are well within our control. The question is not, "will global warming cause extinction?"— it’s, "how can we prevent that inevitability from happening?" Will global warming ...
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  Story 2600 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
First study of all Amazon greenhouse gases suggests the damaged forest is now worsening climate change
The Amazon rainforest is most likely now a net contributor to warming of the planet, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis from more than 30 scientists. For years, researchers have expressed concern that rising temperatures, drought, and deforestation are reducing the capacity of the world’s largest rainforest to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and help offset emissions from fossil-fuel burning. Recent studies have even suggeste ...
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  Story 2599 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
Privacy Becomes an Issue After Woman Discovers Affair
DEAR ABBY: Because my fiance and I had bad experiences in the past, we settled on just living together for the last 17 years. He has been like a husband to me and faithful all these years. Recently, however, I caught him in an online affair. I checked his phone one day out of the blue -- something I have never done before because we respect each other's privacy. The emails were daily, back and forth, with only one mentioning a sexual encounter ...
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  Story 2598 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
How Much Does Our Food Contribute To Global Warming? New Research Reveals All
Researchers in Europe have revealed an unprecedented picture of the climate impact of the food we eat, all the way from its production to its consumption. The new findings show that more than a third—34%—of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions are generated by food systems. They also show that food generates an average of 2 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions per person annually. The data indicate which elements of our food ...
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  Story 2597 -   Thursday April 15, 2021
Global Warming Could Make Life in Tropics Impossible
MONDAY, March 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Limiting global warming to targets proposed in the Paris Agreement could keep tropical regions from reaching temperatures that are beyond human tolerability, a new study projects. Researchers estimate that if countries are able to cap warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, the tropics will be spared temperatures that surpass the "survival limit." But life in the world's hottest lat ...
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  Story 2596 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
Monster antimatter particle slams into Antarctica
This event was predicted in 1960, but never seen before in the real world. The most remote particle detector on Earth has detected the most energetic antimatter particle ever: a single ultralight particle that smacked into the Antarctic ice with the (relatively) thundering energy of 6,300 flying mosquitos. The collision occurred in 2016, but researchers only confirmed the details of the event March 10 in a paper published in the journal Nat ...
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  Story 2595 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
Hubble resumes science observations after software error
If you would like to see more articles like this please support our coverage of the space program by becoming a Spaceflight Now Member. If everyone who enjoys our website helps fund it, we can expand and improve our coverage further. NASA has partially restored the Hubble Space Telescope to science mode after a software error temporarily halted observations, but engineers continue studying a problem that kept the telescope’s aperture door from ...
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  Story 2594 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
Woman arrested in alleged assault of Uber driver who asked passenger to wear mask
One woman has been arrested and another has agreed to turn herself in after they assaulted a San Francisco Uber driver who asked one of them to put on a mask during their ride, police say. Malaysia King, 24, was arrested in Las Vegas and charged with assault with a caustic chemical, assault and battery, conspiracy and violation of health and safety code, according to a statement from the San Francisco Police Department. Another suspect, 24- ...
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  Story 2593 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
City of Minneapolis reaches $27M settlement with George Floyd's family
George Floyd's family filed a federal lawsuit in July against the city and the four officers accused in his death. MINNEAPOLIS — The city of Minneapolis on Friday agreed to pay $27 million to settle a civil lawsuit with George Floyd's family just weeks before the trial is scheduled to begin for the former officer charged with murder in his death. The City Council unanimously approved the settlement Friday after meeting in private. It includ ...
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  Story 2591 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
Ohio man accused of bombing attack on boyfriend of woman who spurned his romantic interest
An Ohio man, who played the live-action role-playing game Dagorhir, delivered a pipe bomb to severely wound the boyfriend of a woman who spurned his romantic interest, authorities said Thursday. Clayton Alexander McCoy, 30, a resident of Chesterland, was arrested and charged with transporting an explosive device with intent to injure and using a destructive device in a violent crime, according to a federal criminal complaint. The victim was ...
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  Story 2590 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
Man arrested in attack on elderly Asian American woman who blacked out
A man has been arrested in connection with a brutal attack on an elderly Asian American woman in White Plains, New York, police said Friday. Nancy Toh, 83, was spit on and punched near the Westchester shopping center on Tuesday, police said. She hit the ground hard enough that she "blacked out momentarily," White Plains police Capt. James Spencer said in a statement. Toh's face and hip were injured, and she possibly suffered a concussion, h ...
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  Story 2589 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
Russia, U.S. Locked in Propaganda War Over Vaccines
RUSSIA ON FRIDAY accused the U.S. of preparing a massive disinformation campaign to discredit Moscow's coronavirus vaccine, Sputnik V, in the eyes of European leaders and in other countries with which world powers seek greater relations. Citing an unnamed source from the Kremlin who referenced intelligence reports, Russian state news claimed the large-scale campaign will be, according to a translation, "aimed at creating a bias toward domestic ...
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  Story 2588 -   Saturday March 13, 2021
Vaccines for All Over-40s in UK by Easter: Telegraph
(REUTERS) - PEOPLE OVER 40 in the UK will be offered their first coronavirus vaccination by Easter on April 4 as a boost in supplies will allow rapid expansion of the inoculation programme, the Telegraph reported on Friday, citing a senior government source. Vaccine stocks are expected to more than double, allowing the National Health Service (NHS) to offer a million doses a day in coming weeks, the newspaper said. People over the age of 5 ...
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  Story 2587 -   Friday March 12, 2021
Perseverance rover sends back sounds of zapping rocks on Mars
(CNN)The Perseverance rover is sending back the sounds of Mars -- and it's contributing to the soundtrack. New audio returned from the rover's SuperCam includes the popping sound of the instrument as it zaps rocks with its laser. It's the first time we've heard what it sounds like when a laser interacts with a rock on another planet. Some of the rover's instruments are still being tested for readiness, but SuperCam has already returned its fi ...
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  Story 2586 -   Friday March 12, 2021
China to begin trial of two Canadians for alleged espionage soon, state media reports
Beijing (CNN)Two Canadian citizens charged with espionage in China could go on trial "soon," according to the state-run Global Times newspaper. Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have been detained since December 2018 and were charged in June last year with spying. In an article published late Thursday, the Global Times said that their cases had previously been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic but were now proceeding. While the article ...
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  Story 2585 -   Friday March 12, 2021
China successfully launches Long March 7A rocket after failed first attempt
(CNN)China successfully launched its new-generation Long March 7A rocket early Friday morning on its second attempt, sending an experimental satellite into orbit. The rocket launched from the Wenchang Space Launch Site, in China's southern Hainan province. Photos from the scene show crowds gathered with tents at a distance, waiting to witness the liftoff. The rocket carried the Shiyan-9 satellite to test new technologies such as space environ ...
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  Story 2584 -   Friday March 12, 2021
More European nations pause AstraZeneca vaccine use as blood clot reports investigated
(CNN)Denmark, Iceland and Norway have suspended the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine while the European Union's medicines regulator investigates whether the shot could be linked to a number of reports of blood clots. Denmark announced a two-week suspension on Thursday following a number of reports of clotting in the country, including one fatal case. Iceland and Norway followed suit, but did not say how long their suspensions wou ...
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  Story 2583 -   Friday March 12, 2021
Famine has arrived in pockets of Yemen. Saudi ships blocking fuel aren't helping
Hodeidah, Yemen (CNN)When 10-month-old Hassan Ali arrived at the hospital, doctors were hopeful they could save him. So many children in northern Yemen, after all, don't even get this far, starved not only of food but also the fuel needed just to reach medical help. CNN watched overstretched doctors and nurses as they tried to give oxygen to Hassan, who had arrived six days earlier but wasn't putting on any weight, and was struggling to breath ...
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  Story 2582 -   Friday March 12, 2021
Africa's Oscar-shortlisted films show an industry spreading across borders
(CNN)It's an exciting time for filmmakers and movie fans around the world: Academy Awards season is here. And with several African films up for official nominations, people across the continent will be paying close attention when those nominations are announced on Monday. "My Octopus Teacher," a South African documentary about a man who formed an unlikely bond with an octopus, is on the shortlist for the Documentary Feature category, while "Th ...
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  Story 2581 -   Friday March 12, 2021
Dutch inventor of the cassette tape, Lou Ottens, dies age 94
(CNN)Lou Ottens, the Dutch inventor of the cassette tape, has died at the age of 94, his family has confirmed to CNN. They said the inventor died at his home in Duizel, the Netherlands, on Saturday. His cause of death was not given. An estimated 100 billion cassette tapes have been sold worldwide, according to Philips, the company he began working for in 1952. Ottens also supervised the team that developed the compact disc (CD). Ottens was d ...
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  Story 2580 -   Friday March 12, 2021
96-year-old accused of being Nazi camp guard is deemed 'unfit' for trial
Berlin (CNN)A 96-year-old man accused of being an SS guard at the Stutthof camp in Nazi-occupied Poland has been deemed "unfit to stand trial." The man, named only as "Harry S.," is alleged to have been stationed at the concentration camp -- where it is estimated 65,000 people were murdered during the Holocaust. The court in Wuppertal, Germany, had been due to try him of having "aided and abetted [the] murder [of] several hundred [people]," c ...
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  Story 2579 -   Friday March 12, 2021
Satellite and drone images show extent of damage from Equatorial Guinea blast
(CNN)Callers seeking the parents of lost children have been regularly dialing in to radio and television programs since a series of explosions leveled much of Equatorial Guinea's largest city and sent thousands fleeing for the countryside. PLANET LABS INC. Several days on, residents of Bata are still coming to grips with the full scale of a tragedy that has killed at least 105 people and injured more than 600 others. Mastercard Uses Data ...
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  Story 2578 -   Friday March 12, 2021
Amid the rubble of Mosul, Pope Francis declares hope 'more powerful than hatred'
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN)Standing amid the rubble left behind by the now defeated ISIS terrorists in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Pope Francis on Saturday declared hope to be "more powerful than hatred and peace more powerful than war." Francis called for "harmonious coexistence" of people from different backgrounds and cultures while leading a prayer at a square overlooking the ruins of the Syro-Catholic Church in Mosul's Old City. Once an ISIS strongh ...
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  Story 2577 -   Friday March 12, 2021
France will accelerate declassification of Algeria war files, Elysee Palace says
(CNN)France will speed up the declassification of secret defense archives, including those related to its war with Algeria, as it continues to grapple with its colonial history. France colonized Algeria from 1830 until its independence in 1962 following a seven-year war. The Elysee Palace said French President Emmanuel Macron took the decision to introduce a new procedure which will accelerate the declassification process for defense documents ...
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  Story 2576 -   Friday March 12, 2021
The world needs all the doctors it can get right now. This cancer patient is risking the time she has left to become one
London (CNN)Perched on her living room couch, cup of tea in hand, Krista Bose rattles off complex medical terms without the slightest hesitation, then pauses to patiently explain each one in layman's terms as if speaking to her own patient. Bose, though, is the patient, and what she's describing is her own prognosis. "I feel like keeping my medical hat on has helped me in a lot of ways," she explained over a recent Zoom call. Aged 27, Bose is ...
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  Story 2575 -   Friday March 12, 2021
Streets of blood in Myanmar town as UN fears 'crimes against humanity'
(CNN)Bloodshed continues in Myanmar after another violent day Thursday saw at least 12 people killed by the ruling junta, according to a watchdog group, prompting a top UN official to say the crackdown on peaceful protests is "likely meeting the legal threshold for crimes against humanity." In the small, central town of Myaing, police shot into a crowd of unarmed people, killing at least eight, according to advocacy group Assistance Associatio ...
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  Story 2574 -   Wednesday March 10, 2021
France could follow Italy and block vaccine shipments, health minister says
(CNN)France said Friday it may follow Italy in blocking Covid-19 vaccine shipments as concerns about vaccine nationalism rise. The comments by French Health Minister Olivier Véran came the day after Rome invoked European Union powers to block the export of 250,000 Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine doses to Australia, in a dramatic escalation of a dispute between the bloc and the drug giant. "Of course, I understand what Italy did," Véran said duri ...
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  Story 2573 -   Wednesday March 10, 2021
US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters and how you can stop it
(CNN) — If you’re looking for a reason to care about tree loss, this summer’s record-breaking heat waves might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study. But tree cover in US cities is shrinking. A study published last year by the US Forest Service found that we lost 36 million trees annually from urban and rural communities over a five-year period. That’s a 1% drop f ...
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